People Overview

Torrelles de Foix has long been characterized as a town where you can enjoy the tranquility and nature. It is not uncommon for this reason are many foreign families who come from different places (mostly in Barcelona and the metropolitan area) to search for a holiday break or weekend. As a significant figure during the autumn and winter population of about 2,100 inhabitants, three times, specially during the summer months. Although some of these families have moved into the urban core, most have chosen as a second home residential areas that the municipality has. As the most important, we have the de Can Coral, Les Planes de les Torres, Les Espolles them.

     

 

TO VISIT...

 

A 643 m. height of the Sanctuary of the Mare de Déu de Foix, patron del Penedès, where you can see most of the Alt and Baix Penedès. To the south, we can see the village of Torrelles de Foix, with the mountains that surround it. Behind the Castellot de Castellví, Baix Penedès and the Mediterranean. A right hand and left Pontons, Sant Martí Sarroca, Vilafranca del Penedès and all the mountains of Olèrdola, de l'Ordal and Garraf. Within walking distance (45 minutes) or drive out of Torrelles, address Pontons. A 1 / 2 km. the right side of the road, there is a sign indicating a detour to follow.

Sanctuary of the Mare de Déu de Foix

 

Another defining characteristic of the village of Torrelles de Foix are your sources (about 150 source). The most representative of all is Les Dous, or rather, there are 35 sources that exist in this natural landscape. You will enjoy watching the waterfall of about 10 m. and other corners of Les Dous that make it a place of enjoyment and fun for all ages. Within this landscape, is a recreational and sport area, equipped with parking, pool, bar, tables and a playground. To access a Les Dous I can make walking (15 minutes) or car on the road towards Pontons. A 1 / 2 km. low, left hand side of the road, you can see the pool. There follow a few meters down the existing road.

Les Dous sources

 

As places of interest within the municipality, highlight the old sinks and troughs, the Hermitage of Rosser in the Plaça de les Moreres, the Church of Sant Genís, Casal Torrellenc (one of the largest in the surroundings in their time) and old paper mill. Leaving the town and the road leading to the source d'en Cobans is interesting to visit the Hermitage of Foix.

Les Dous Waterfall

 

Les Valls

 

 

ARROUND ...

 

To accound ...

 

- Bike routes around the town
- Visits to wineries
- Wine Tasting
- Picnics
- Horse Tours

 

· Roads of Wine and Cava

 

 

The towns and beaches that surround us

 

· Vilafranca del Penedès

Capital of the Alt Penedès. Diversity of tourism, gastronomy and culture. Typical market every Saturday morning. Visits to wineries and cellars (10 minutes)

 

 

· Sant Martí Sarroca

Within the urban core, highlighting the historic and monumental formed by the Romanesque church and the castle (3 minutes)

 

 

· Pontons

Visit the church of Santa Magdalena, 1 km. small town, a point that offers a magnificent view of the town (10 minutes)

 

 

· Sitges

Beach resort of the highest order, Sitges is inescapable visit the Gold Coast. Do not miss it (20 minutes)

 

 

· Vilanova i la Geltrú

With the best Gold Coast beaches in Vilanova i la Geltrú enjoy the best tourism services of first (20 minutes)

 

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